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Hi everyone, evaporative dry eye problems

Hello everyone,

I am Aurimas, currently suffering from evaporative dry eyes. Everything began roughly a bit less than a year ago when my eyes started to get a bit dry. My ophthalmologist just recommended to buy some eye drops and then that was enough (oh silly me). The symptoms kept progressing...

Any advice for complication after AMT surgery?

Hi Everyone,

I wonder if anyone could give me any advice or suggestions as we feel so helpless after Amniotic Membrane Transplant surgery.

My sister had Dry Eye Syndrome. Traditional treatments do not help too much. She went to see an ophthalmologist in Tampa, FL and was diganosed...

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The post below has been heavily edited for compliance with our policies to prevent exposing the dry eye foundation to legal risks. I felt that it was fair for the story to be heard. Unfortunately, the visitor (who posted as a guest so we have no way to contact

Please recommend an eye book for my kindle that can help me understand dry eye better

Hi is there an easy to read book on dry eyes that can help me understand this disease better?

Trying a combo of Xidra and doxycline

Hello. Dry eye sufferer for more than 20 years. I recently had a bad episode where I had a bacterial infection in my right eye. I took AMG and that seemed to clear it up. Then I started Xiidra and have been doing it for about 5 weeks now. The Xidra seemed to be working really well but then the...


Softacort is a steroid eye drop that I think they said doesn't penetrate the eye. Has anyone been prescribed this long term? My eyes returned to normal after a spell on this.

one year and i cant accept this

a year ago i was starting medical school, and thats exactly when my dry eyes started. im now starting my second year and cant believe its been a full year since this all started.
i remember being so hopeful that it was only temporary but im exactly where i started and sit here crying just as...

Wanted - your thoughts/ideas on why our tears sting at times

Minding my own business this evening when my tears started to really sting. This symptom doesn't happen very often and to be honest I don't always mind as hoorah I actually have tears, never mind that they are stinging!!! Why do our tears sting at times? I have this theory that It is rancid oils being...

Eye tearing was actually chronic gram negative bacterial infection

The gist of my story here is that I was living with tearing and eye issues for years. Doctors and Ophthalmologists diagnosed it as "dry eye".
Just had an eye swab 2 weeks ago, and it was a gram negative bacterial infection -- something that has been chronic for YEARS. And this wasn't...

Xiidra - trying out this new dry eye drop.

I just started xiidra two days ago after having a terrible relapse. I have had dry eye syndrome for over 20 years and tried almost everything. My eyes had been much better for a few years but then I had a terrible episode two weeks ago (I wont' go into it) and I am back looking for a cure. My dry...
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